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Application Process

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In order to be considered for admission to Seton Hall Prep for the 9th grade, an applicant must fulfill the following requirements:

  1. Complete and submit the Seton Hall Prep Application for Admission along with the $60 application fee. This step includes registering for Seton Hall Prep's Entrance/Placement/Scholarship Exam.  Online Applications are now being accepted.
  2. Complete the official Seton Hall Preparatory School Entrance Examination.  Please note that Seton Hall Prep does not recognize nor will consider SSAT or other standardized tests as substitutes.
  3. Submit final transcripts for the 6th and 7th grade and for the first marking period(s) of the 8th grade. In order to do this, complete the Transcript Release Form and return it to the applicant's current school so that they can forward his records to Seton Hall Prep. 

Once you have completed your online application, you will be able to log into our website and check the status of your application.  Admission to 9th grade is based upon an applicant’s performance on The Seton Hall Prep Entrance/Scholarship/Placement Exam AND upon his 6th, 7th, and 8th grade records.

The Prep's Admission Office welcomes letters of recommendation for applicants, but they are NOT a required element of the SHP application process. For complete details, please view the Admissions Progress Checklist once you have successfully submitted your application.  If you would like additional information regarding Seton Hall Prep, order your packet today and we will be happy to send our viewbook and Class of 2018 Graduate Profile.

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Admissions Downloads

2018 Open House Invite

2018-2019 Viewbook

2017 Open House Program

  Transcript Release Form


Admission Office News ...

Thank you for your interest in Seton Hall Preparatory School.  Admission to the Class of 2023 is now closed.  If you would like to be considered for our wait list, please call the Admission Office directly.

Admissions Contacts

  Mr. Michael T. Zinsmeister
Director of Admission

  Mrs. Patty Nascone
Admission Office Assistant

  Mr. Peter Durning '06
Assistant Director of Admission

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120 Northfield Ave, West Orange, NJ 07052     |     Main Phone:  973.325.PREP [7737]

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